February 15, 2007 4:44pm CST
What are the two reasons why dialysis fluid is kept at 40 degrees, rather than at room temperature?
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@zugedanit (1958)
• Philippines
15 Feb 07
1. To match the patient?s blood temperature, allowing for some cooling in tubes. 2. Solubility of salts and urea is higher at this temperature.